Senior Oracle Database Administrator

May 31, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
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Full Time
Amazon Retail Systems, is currently looking for a talented Oracle database administrator with 5+ years' experience for its Seattle office. The DBA will perform administration and engineering for multiple large databases. The ideal candidate will have experience with large-scale, massively concurrent, highly available distributed Oracle systems on a UNIX/Linux platform. Successful candidates will have the ability to rapidly troubleshoot complex technical problems under pressure. Excellent interpersonal communication skills are required. Strong experience with both OLTP and DSS environments preferred.


5+ years of Oracle DBA experience on Unix/Linux.
3+ years' experience with 11g on Unix/Linux
Experience in data guard and replication
Experience with PLSQL and SQL
Experience with backup and recovery
Experience with performance tuning
Experience in a 24X7 production environment
BS in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience


Worked with RAC for at least 2 years.
6+ years Oracle DBA experience
Highly motivated to solve problems efficiently.
Fast troubleshooting and resolution skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks with shifting priorities.
Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with DBA and application teams
Experience with high-volume OLTP database systems.
Experience in DR
Experience in a 24X7 production environment
Experience with terabyte databases.
Knowledge of Oracle DBA best practices (e.g., schema management, index optimization, and use of hints)
Strong query and database tuning skills
Capacity monitoring and management capabilities
Experience in Linux is a plus

Amazon is an equal-opportunity employer.

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